Music players on iPhone, Windows Phone 7, Palm Pre and Android compared

Zollotech have published this 13 min video overview of the music players on iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7 and Palm Pre.

From the 5 devices tested the Windows Phone 7 device appeared most visually elegant and sophisticated, but lacked in terms of features compared to the iPhone.  Two issues which were significant negatives on Windows phone 7 were the lack of scrubbing controls in the Zune player, although it is of note that the fast forward control accessed by tapping and holding on the forward control does speed up if held down, and works pretty well for skipping ads in podcasts.

The second issue also involves podcasts, as the Zune player does not allow downloading podcasts over the air, likely a concession by Microsoft to the carriers and their data limits.

How do our readers feel about the Zune music player on Windows Phone 7? Is there any glaring features missing, or any features that are particularly great? Let us know below.

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